Twitter remembered ‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordie Howe
Canadian ice hockey player and NHL legend Gordie Howe passed away at the age of 88.
Known as "Mr. Hockey" for his playing style, Howe stayed with the Detroit Red Wings for most of his career and won the Stanley Cup four times.
— Jennifer Feldman (@jenniferfeldman) June 10, 2016
Tributes poured in at the death of the icon who died in Ohio. He was battling severe health issues, including two strokes and advanced dementia.
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) June 10, 2016
“He’s our Mickey Mantle & Joe DiMaggio & Babe Ruth rolled into one when it comes to hockey.” @MitchAlbom on Gordie Howe
— NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) June 10, 2016
The Hockey Hall of Fame is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gordie Howe. Mr. Hockey was a true legend. pic.twitter.com/jIWj6tKR8h
— Hockey Hall of Fame (@HockeyHallFame) June 10, 2016
Just like nobody wears 99 in the NHL or 42 in MLB, number 9 should never be worn again in the NHL in honor of Gordie Howe.
— Paul Hamilton (@pham1717) June 10, 2016
Everything we admire about hockey and its virtues was manifested in Gordie Howe https://t.co/9mzNeSIgIp
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) June 10, 2016
My condolences to the family of Gordie Howe, the Detroit Red Wings and all his fans around the world. He will always be Mr. Hockey.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) June 10, 2016
— Theo Fleury (@TheoFleury14) June 10, 2016
What a life Gordie Howe lived, on and off the ice. He played his first NHL game 70 years ago, in 1946.
— Andrew Cohen (@JustADCohen) June 10, 2016
He had it all on the ice. Thus the name: Mr. Hockey. Gordie Howe has died at age 88
— Shawn Stepner (@StepnerWKBW) June 10, 2016
#9 Gordie Howe passed away just before 8am, with his family by his side. An unbelievable player, an even better man pic.twitter.com/YPznYkVo64
— SiriusXM NHL Network (@SiriusXMNHL) June 10, 2016
He played for the Red Wings until 1971, holding records for 801 career goals while being in the top 10 scorers for 21 consecutive years.
He was the NHL All-Star 23 times and joined the Hall of Fame in 1972.
Gordie Howe had 22 20-goal seasons, most in NHL history: pic.twitter.com/ETUe6qHklX
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 10, 2016
Ask Bobby Orr who is the greatest hockey player of all time and modest Orr will always tell you "Gordie Howe.''
RIP Gordie Howe.
— Dan Shaughnessy (@Dan_Shaughnessy) June 10, 2016
• 4 Stanley Cups
• 6 Hart Trophies
• 6 Art Ross Trophies
• 23 NHL All-Star Games
• Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame in 1972
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 10, 2016
“Mr. Hockey” Gordie Howe won four Stanley Cups, scored 801 career goals and played in an NHL-record 1,767 games. pic.twitter.com/9SlEeFXhJ3
— ESPN (@espn) June 10, 2016
Fun fact: Remember Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Howe was a part of it when he personally sent in his jersey for the movie.
— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) June 10, 2016
— SpeedReads (@SpeedReads) June 10, 2016
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